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Tope Leads Non D1 Runners in DuHawk Effort

For the fourth time in program history, the Loras men’s cross country team claimed top honors at the National Catholic Championships, hosted by Notre Dame. Senior Mason Tope finished as the top non-Division I runner, running the 8k race in 25:27.2. Courtesy DuHawks Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Mason Tope-Dav. Central-Loras ©Duhawks Athletics NOTABLES -As a team, […]

Tide’s Yanek is Back

In the women’s 6,000-meter race, at the UC Riverside Invitational in Riverside, Calif., on Saturday, sophomore McKenzie Yanek led the Tide across the finish line, placing 18th (15thcollegiate finisher) in 20:37.3. Fellow sophomores Elisabeth Danis and Rebecca Buteau finished 20th (16th) and 25th (18th), respectively. Danis finished in 20:39.1 while Buteau clocked a time of 20:47.0. […]

Top Finishers For Panthers at May Flower Day Open

It was another successful race day for the Northern Iowa cross country program as the men and women turned in a combined six top-10 finishers at the Wisconsin Mayflower Day Open. Courtesy Panthers Athletics, click here! Feature photo: UNI Women XC ©Jim Kirby-2016 The women led the way with four top-10 finishers, while the men […]

Hawk Men Win Greeno Woody

The University of Iowa men’s cross country team placed first and the women finished third at the Greeno Woody Invite on Saturday morning in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Hawkeye men placed four runners in the top 10 of the 8,000 meters, including a 1-2 finish by sophomore Nathan Mylenek and junior Ian Eklin. Courtesy Hawkeye Athletics, […]

Fast Start For Mizzou’s Schweizer at Vandy

Mizzou Cross Country senior Karissa Schweizer (Urbandale, Iowa) began her 2017 campaign right where she left off in 2016, winning the Commodore Classic on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn. The 2016 NCAA Cross Country National Champion set the Percy Warner Park course record with a time of 16:25.4 in the 5k race, besting the second-place finisher […]

Dutch Men and Women Off to a Good Start

Men After a season-opening win at the home Dutch Invitational, the Central College men’s cross country team made a three-spot leap to No. 6 in the latest U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Central Region poll. Courtesy Dutch Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Central Men-2017 ©Dutch Athletics Loras College stayed atop the rankings in […]

Knights Earn High Rank at Les Duke

The Wartburg men’s and women’s cross country teams were in action at the Les Duke Invite. Courtesy Knights Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Wartburg Men’s Cross Country-2017 ©Knights Athletics The Men The  men’s cross country team won their second-straight meet by 40 points. In addition, this was the fourth-straight year the Orange and Black won the team title at […]

Next level Iowa Podcast for September 12, 2017: Sarah Hopkins

On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk with the Minnesota Golden Gophers’ Head Women’s Cross Country Coach Sarah Hopkins.  We talk with Sarah about our Iowa rising stars on her team, Abby Kohut-Jackson-Ballard-Minnesota and Elyse Prescott-Urbandale-Minnesota. We also talk rankings, results and whole lot more!  All this on this week’s edition of The […]

Svendsen Leads the Jennies at Home

At their second race of the season, both Central Missouri Cross Country teams finished in first place at the CMU Eagle Invitational. The Mules finished first out of four teams, scoring 41 points while the Jennies took first place out of six teams and scored 29 points. Courtesy Mules/Jennies Athletics, click here!  Feature photo: Nicole Svendsen-Dowling Cent. […]

Bulldogs Record 3 Top 5 Finishes at the OZ

The Drake University men’s and women’s cross country teams recorded a total of three top-five finishes Friday, Sept. 8, evening at the annual Oz Memorial, hosted by the University of Minnesota at the Les Bolstad Golf Course. Courtesy Bulldog Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Drake Mens XC Team ©Jim Kirby-2016 The Bulldogs raced against competitors from Minnesota, […]